Szczecinki

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Szczecinki
Village
Szczecinki is located in Poland
Szczecinki
Szczecinki
Coordinates: 54°4′39″N 22°35′16″E / 54.07750°N 22.58778°E / 54.07750; 22.58778
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Olecko
Gmina Olecko

Szczecinki [ʂt͡ʂɛˈt͡ɕinki] (German: Eichhorn; until 1916: Szczeczinken)[1] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Olecko, within Olecko County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[2] It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-east of Olecko and 141 km (88 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945, the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

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Coordinates: 54°4′39″N 22°35′16″E / 54.07750°N 22.58778°E / 54.07750; 22.58778